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There are a lot of questions here about formatting of barcharts, but I couldn't find one matching mine. I seek to display data in stacked format, labeling each component of the stack and the total for each bar. I can't make it work for the life of me.

As a starting place, consider

BarChart[{{1, 2}, {2, 3}, {2, 4}}, ChartLayout -> "Stacked", 
 ChartLabels -> {Range[2004, 2006], None}]

I want each component labeled as below --

goal

My efforts to date result in some pieces appearing but never all, and often in the wrong places.

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BarChart[Labeled[#, Total[#], Above] & /@ {{1, 2}, {2, 3}, {2, 4}}, 
         ChartLayout -> "Stacked", ChartLabels -> {Range[2004, 2006], None}, 
         LabelingFunction -> (Placed[#1, Center] &)]

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  • $\begingroup$ +1 was about to post but you got there while I was still eating my breakfast :) $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 12, 2014 at 22:52
  • $\begingroup$ @MikeHoneychurch: LOL, I'm usually last to the party re:plotting/graphics against you and other plot wizards - it just happens I needed this very layout not long ago... thanks for + ! $\endgroup$
    – ciao
    Commented Jun 12, 2014 at 23:07

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